Thessaloniki: In the presence of Sakellaropoulos, the events for the celebration of Saint Demetrius


The program of festive events will include general flag decoration throughout the Region of Central Macedonia from 8.00 am on October 26 (especially for Thessaloniki, from October 25) until sunset on October 28, 2022.

Details of the events according to the PKM announcement:

Time 08.00: Official raising of the Greek flag at the White Tower monument by the Third Army Corps and the Municipality of Thessaloniki, in the presence of A.E. President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

Time 11.30: Official doxology for the feast of the Patron Saint of Thessaloniki Agios Dimitrios and the liberation of Thessaloniki (1912), in the Holy Church of the Patron Saint Agios Dimitrios, patron of His Holiness the Metropolitan of Thessaloniki etc. Anthimou, in the presence of HE the President of the Republic Mrs. Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

Time 18.30: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH): Official Celebration of the day of the Patron Saint of Thessaloniki Agios Dimitrios, the Anniversary of the Liberation of Thessaloniki (1912) and the Epic of ’40 in the Ceremony Hall of the AUTH. Speech of the Solemnity of the day by the Dean of .P.Th. Hara-Myrto-Agapi Charalambous with the title: “The Arc of Time and the Epic of 1940”. Musical part from the “Yiannis Mantakas” Choir of the A.P.Th. and the Choral Workshop of the Department of Music Studies, A.U.Th.

Time 20.30: Festive event in the Foyer of the Thessaloniki City Hall in honor of A.E. President of the Republic.

In Thessaloniki and Nikos Androulakis

The President of PASOK-Movement for Change, Nikos Androulakis, will be present at the official eulogy for the double celebration of the liberation of Thessaloniki and its patron saint, which will be held at the Holy Church of Agios Dimitrios at 11.30 am.

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